Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has written as many as 80 letter to the PM since he took as the reins of the state three years ago. Virendra Singh Rawat reports. Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, who minces no words in attacking the Narendra Modi government at the Centre, has also been exhibiting undying zeal in writing direct letters to the Prime Minister on all and sundry matters. 'Man of Letters' Akhilesh has written about 80 letters to Modi in his three-year ... Rediff.com, 4 days ago
Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav behaved entirely in character when he broke ranks with the Congress and backed the Bharatiya Janata Party in the monsoon session, says Aditi Phadnis On June 12, 2012, they were a united front in a joint hunt for a President of India. On June 15, 2012, it became clear that Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee were not on the same page. She wanted somebody ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Known for his controversial comments, BJP leader and Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Sunday stoked a fresh controversy when he attacked Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav over the latter's gangrape' remark. Addressing a gathering at his Lok Sabha constituency Nawada, Giriraj slammed Mulayam Singh, stating, "He believes gangrape is not possible. Since he is an elderly person we can't even ask him whether he has any experience of rape?"Mulayam ...Rediff.com, 6 days ago Why Bihar is important for BJP and Modi Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
Ravichandran Ashwin of India celebrates with Virat Kohli after a dismissal . Photograph: Chris Hyde/Getty Images Indian cricketers got much-needed match practice as they enjoyed an upper hand on all three days against Sri Lanka Board President's XI in the tour opener that ended in a tame draw in Colombo. While the batsmen did not exactly set the stage on fire in the second innings getting all out for 180 but the bowlers kept the pressure, restricting hosts to 200 for ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
India's Mohit Sharma (centre) celebrates with team mates, including captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (right). Photograph: David Gray/Reuters Mohit Sharma attributes his recent success in international cricket to the opportunities that were given to him by his IPL team and India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. However, he doesn't like if you only call him a line and length bowler. "I may not be super quick but I think I bowl at a decent pace. I have been consistently ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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